Boar’s Head, Blue Mountains (And a dope on a rope)

Boar's Head, Blue Mountains, Australia

Boar’s Head is a beautiful part of the Blue Mountains situated very close to the villages of Katoomba and Leura.

And only a two-hour drive to the west of Sydney

You can abseil about 150 metres towards the valley floor and then climb back out, or abseil another 100 metres and walk out…

The wall to the right of the Boar’s Head, highlighted by the different colouring, is the climb out and there are a couple of different routes you can take. 

And crikey, how special is that view of “Narrow Neck” the plateau visible in the background…

Baz - Climbing out Boar's Head, Blue Mountains, Australia
Baz – Climbing out Boar’s Head, Blue Mountains, Australia

14 thoughts on “Boar’s Head, Blue Mountains (And a dope on a rope)

  1. Beth March 21, 2013 / 8:51 am

    I’m convinced you post these pictures just to convince me I need to visit your continent.


  2. genYminimalist March 12, 2013 / 2:19 pm

    You’re so brave! This place looks so beautiful… good luck!


    • Baz - The Landy March 12, 2013 / 3:10 pm

      Well I enjoy it, I’m not sure that I am that brave, but I’m ensuring I get the best training and experience. And yes, the Blue Mountains, which is quite a large area, is spectacular…


  3. honeydidyouseethat? March 12, 2013 / 10:49 am

    Yikes that is high. Almost every time we’ve tried more than one pitch… @#$% happened. Good on you.


  4. kringdzulai March 12, 2013 / 8:48 am

    Woooowwwww! Had chills looking at that picture of you climbing out Boar’s Head. I’m not afraid of heights but I don’t think I’d be able to stomach that…Hehe!


    • kringdzulai March 12, 2013 / 8:49 am

      And it makes me wanna blog the most dangerous situation I’ve been so far…still thinking what it is though. Haha!


  5. travelingmarla March 12, 2013 / 5:45 am

    Wow. Just….wow. Every time I see photos of your adventures, my heart leaps wanting to be out on those ledges. Beautiful and amazing, as usual.


    • Baz - The Landy March 12, 2013 / 8:11 am

      Thankyou! To be honest it has been over a month since I’ve been in the mountains, and I feel like it is time to be back up there…


  6. desertrose7 March 11, 2013 / 7:37 pm

    I feel sick just imagining how that must feel looking down. I don’t know how you do it!


    • Baz - The Landy March 11, 2013 / 7:52 pm

      I’ve always liked looking up at mountains and looking down is quite another perspective altogether…it always looks much higher! 🙂


  7. kirisyko March 11, 2013 / 7:33 pm

    Reblogged this on SykOse.


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